learning to say no

Part 1: Learning to Say “No”

This post is part 1 of a 2-part series I wrote about learning how to manage and communicate my expectations of myself. I hope you enjoy and find it relatable! I’m sure you all are aware of the facet of the current mental-health movement centered around saying “no” when you don’t feel like you’re mentally able to handle something. Saying “no” isn’t always easy. There’s … Continue reading Part 1: Learning to Say “No”

prison of travel

The Prison of Travel

A few months ago, Josh and I did an episode of our podcast, Overrated/Underrated, about what we like and don’t like about travel. When that episode went live, my awesome blogging buddy, Bill, reached out to me and said that he would love to write a collaboration post about travel. He sent me this quote about Switzerland (from this article) that had absolutely inspired him … Continue reading The Prison of Travel

learning not to be goal obsessed

Learning to Not Be Goal-Obsessed

We’re constantly bombarded by the message that we need to have goals. We need to strive for success or we’re stagnating. Nothing good comes from staying in your comfort zone. Those who have big dreams are those who change the world, after all, and don’t you want to change the world? Especially in a world where everyone has social media and we all have a … Continue reading Learning to Not Be Goal-Obsessed

wisdom tooth surgery

Millennial’s First Surgery

I just had my wisdom teeth removed last week, and it was the first surgery I’ve ever had done. Leading up to it, I was a nervous wreck. I had never been under anesthesia before, and I was worried about how my body would react to it. As someone with some deep-rooted emetophobia (fear of vomiting) and a history of family members being sensitive to … Continue reading Millennial’s First Surgery